New to CPA Marketing - Need Advice

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Hello Guys

This is my first post at WarriorForum.com

A little background about me:-

I have been doing Search Marketing (Organic) for several years now and also have experience with Email Marketing and a little bit of PPC (Google adwords only)

Now I have decided to try out Affiliate Marketing for myself and have joined PeerFly as an affiliate. From what I have read and seen in the YouTube videos so far, it seems that 7search.com is a recommended place to start off with the offers, especially the Email & ZIP submit offers. On the flip side, I see reviews about 7search that says that they have very low quality and quantity of traffic.

So I am wondering what would be other recommended Ad Networks that could be suitable for newbies like me.

I am absolutely new to Affiliate Marketing and solicit your expert advice and suggestions on how to make this work.

Many thanks
#advice #cpa #marketing
  • Profile picture of the author Devilfish168
    Me too new to CPA marketing and just joined Peefly.

    presently I just put a top banner integrated with my adsense

    don't know it will affect the earnings etc..
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  • Profile picture of the author LeonardoAlvarez
    7search is OK if you're first starting out, but I recommend Bing Ads, more traffic and more quality.

    When you have more experience and money move on to Google Adwords.

    Do you know what you plan on promoting? Which niche?

    Good Luck,
    Leonardo.
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    • Profile picture of the author blackystrat
      Thanks for your inputs so far.

      Originally Posted by LeonardoAlvarez View Post


      Do you know what you plan on promoting? Which niche?
      Honestly, I haven't really selected a niche yet and plan to try out different offers across multiple niches to find out which works better for me.

      However, I was planning to start off with offers related to Gadgets, Jobs, Education, Dating and Health.

      Any thoughts on selecting a profitable niche to run with?
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  • Profile picture of the author tomholen
    All right, we have a guy from 7search here....that's great, he can help you out with specific questions I'm sure! I have used them a little bit, and the traffic is not bad at all. I did both Bing and 7Search....as they are much easier to work with than Google in my opinion....at least in the MMO niche..
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  • Profile picture of the author DIABL0
    I have been promoting CPA offers for over 15 years. I do things a bit different then most, but what I do, really does work. While some things have changed over time, the underlying principles and strategies have remained the same.

    I heavily promote PPL (pay per lead) offers, this is because there is no credit card required to complete an offer. All a user has to do is fill out a form to earn a commission, so conversion rates are typically much higher than offers that require a purchase.

    I for the most part favor offers that have some financial positioning...has a make, get or save money angle. This is what has overall worked best for me and tends to have the greatest mass appeal, so the potential to generate high volume exists. Basically, I'm just generating leads.

    There are many offers that pay $20-$60 that work well on front-end campaigns. Offers that pay less or requires a sale, I will promote on the back-end. Sticking with the higher paying ppl offers on the front-end generally gets you to break-even faster, not that it's a rule carved in stone.

    I basically cheat when it comes to generating traffic. I acquire fresh / targeted data(email) in that I know what the users are interested in and I know that there is a PPL offer that will match their interest. I generate real-time co-reg that I target specific PPL offers. I also work with aged data, but that's a bit more tricky,.

    The reason why I choose to acquire data over other methods is that I'm building assets that I then own and can market to over and over at low cost. Compared to what most marketers do, which is to pay for traffic that usually just turns into a bunch of one-time clicks and can never market additional offers to.

    That's the real short of the long, hopefully it make sense to you / give you something to think about. But it really does work when done right. Everyone that I know that is in the business and knows what they are doing, does 6-7 figures. Granted that may be a huge range, it just that a lot comes down to being able to scale and then effective manage the infrastructure that comes with scaling.
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    • Profile picture of the author blackystrat
      Thanks a lot for your detailed reply, DIABL0

      I agree with your method of capturing user data (email) before directing them to the offer page. It's a great way to build an email list in exchange for the money spent on clicks. However have you noticed any drop in conversions while using a landing page compared to direct linking to the affiliate link?

      I am just starting out with CPA marketing and am yet to run my first offer, I know it involves a huge learning curve before I can do it properly to generate decent income but I wanted to learn from you experts on what is the best way I could start off my offers with. I guess, 7search would be a good place to try out the offers (because of a lower CPC than Bing) and maybe move the good performing offers to Bing for increased traffic and clicks.

      Many thanks once again


      Originally Posted by DIABL0 View Post

      I have been promoting CPA offers for over 15 years. I do things a bit different then most, but what I do, really does work. While some things have changed over time, the underlying principles and strategies have remained the same.

      I heavily promote PPL (pay per lead) offers, this is because there is no credit card required to complete an offer. All a user has to do is fill out a form to earn a commission, so conversion rates are typically much higher than offers that require a purchase.

      I for the most part favor offers that have some financial positioning...has a make, get or save money angle. This is what has overall worked best for me and tends to have the greatest mass appeal, so the potential to generate high volume exists. Basically, I'm just generating leads.

      There are many offers that pay $20-$60 that work well on front-end campaigns. Offers that pay less or requires a sale, I will promote on the back-end. Sticking with the higher paying ppl offers on the front-end generally gets you to break-even faster, not that it's a rule carved in stone.

      I basically cheat when it comes to generating traffic. I acquire fresh / targeted data(email) in that I know what the users are interested in and I know that there is a PPL offer that will match their interest. I generate real-time co-reg that I target specific PPL offers. I also work with aged data, but that's a bit more tricky,.

      The reason why I choose to acquire data over other methods is that I'm building assets that I then own and can market to over and over at low cost. Compared to what most marketers do, which is to pay for traffic that usually just turns into a bunch of one-time clicks and can never market additional offers to.

      That's the real short of the long, hopefully it make sense to you / give you something to think about. But it really does work when done right. Everyone that I know that is in the business and knows what they are doing, does 6-7 figures. Granted that may be a huge range, it just that a lot comes down to being able to scale and then effective manage the infrastructure that comes with scaling.
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    • Profile picture of the author digitalnomadboy
      Originally Posted by DIABL0 View Post

      I have been promoting CPA offers for over 15 years. I do things a bit different then most, but what I do, really does work. While some things have changed over time, the underlying principles and strategies have remained the same.

      I heavily promote PPL (pay per lead) offers, this is because there is no credit card required to complete an offer. All a user has to do is fill out a form to earn a commission, so conversion rates are typically much higher than offers that require a purchase.

      I for the most part favor offers that have some financial positioning...has a make, get or save money angle. This is what has overall worked best for me and tends to have the greatest mass appeal, so the potential to generate high volume exists. Basically, I'm just generating leads.

      There are many offers that pay $20-$60 that work well on front-end campaigns. Offers that pay less or requires a sale, I will promote on the back-end. Sticking with the higher paying ppl offers on the front-end generally gets you to break-even faster, not that it's a rule carved in stone.

      I basically cheat when it comes to generating traffic. I acquire fresh / targeted data(email) in that I know what the users are interested in and I know that there is a PPL offer that will match their interest. I generate real-time co-reg that I target specific PPL offers. I also work with aged data, but that's a bit more tricky,.

      The reason why I choose to acquire data over other methods is that I'm building assets that I then own and can market to over and over at low cost. Compared to what most marketers do, which is to pay for traffic that usually just turns into a bunch of one-time clicks and can never market additional offers to.

      That's the real short of the long, hopefully it make sense to you / give you something to think about. But it really does work when done right. Everyone that I know that is in the business and knows what they are doing, does 6-7 figures. Granted that may be a huge range, it just that a lot comes down to being able to scale and then effective manage the infrastructure that comes with scaling.
      Hey Diablo,

      I read your response and it's amazing. Thank you so much for the knowledge.

      I'm a beginner in affiliate marketing at this point. I've run a few campaigns to a PPL offer using paid traffic from 7search and have had no luck so far. I'm really interested in your tactics. I have a quick question about the response.

      First, where do you acquire the fresh/targeted data (email) you referred to?

      Thanks in Advance.

      Sean
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      • Profile picture of the author kazimuhith
        Originally Posted by digitalnomadboy View Post

        Hey Diablo,

        I read your response and it's amazing. Thank you so much for the knowledge.

        I'm a beginner in affiliate marketing at this point. I've run a few campaigns to a PPL offer using paid traffic from 7search and have had no luck so far. I'm really interested in your tactics. I have a quick question about the response.

        First, where do you acquire the fresh/targeted data (email) you referred to?

        Thanks in Advance.

        Sean
        Same question here, Where do you acquire the fresh leads?
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    • Profile picture of the author expmrb
      Originally Posted by DIABL0 View Post

      I have been promoting CPA offers for over 15 years. I do things a bit different then most, but what I do, really does work. While some things have changed over time, the underlying principles and strategies have remained the same.

      I heavily promote PPL (pay per lead) offers, this is because there is no credit card required to complete an offer. All a user has to do is fill out a form to earn a commission, so conversion rates are typically much higher than offers that require a purchase.

      I for the most part favor offers that have some financial positioning...has a make, get or save money angle. This is what has overall worked best for me and tends to have the greatest mass appeal, so the potential to generate high volume exists. Basically, I'm just generating leads.

      There are many offers that pay $20-$60 that work well on front-end campaigns. Offers that pay less or requires a sale, I will promote on the back-end. Sticking with the higher paying ppl offers on the front-end generally gets you to break-even faster, not that it's a rule carved in stone.

      I basically cheat when it comes to generating traffic. I acquire fresh / targeted data(email) in that I know what the users are interested in and I know that there is a PPL offer that will match their interest. I generate real-time co-reg that I target specific PPL offers. I also work with aged data, but that's a bit more tricky,.

      The reason why I choose to acquire data over other methods is that I'm building assets that I then own and can market to over and over at low cost. Compared to what most marketers do, which is to pay for traffic that usually just turns into a bunch of one-time clicks and can never market additional offers to.

      That's the real short of the long, hopefully it make sense to you / give you something to think about. But it really does work when done right. Everyone that I know that is in the business and knows what they are doing, does 6-7 figures. Granted that may be a huge range, it just that a lot comes down to being able to scale and then effective manage the infrastructure that comes with scaling.
      I think that's its a very clever idea. But explain the way you collect fresh data.
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
    I'd stay away from email submits, years ago they were decent, however these days there are a fair bit of issues with these offers.

    7search is ok, they can be challenging at times to work with to weed out poor traffic, but they can be ok
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    • Profile picture of the author Amos81
      Originally Posted by ChrisBa View Post

      I'd stay away from email submits, years ago they were decent, however these days there are a fair bit of issues with these offers.

      7search is ok, they can be challenging at times to work with to weed out poor traffic, but they can be ok
      Hi Chris

      What issues are present with email submits? It seems that these are the offers that newbies are encouraged to go for
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  • Profile picture of the author Cole Baker
    Try some below tips:
    Just make sure the website is reputable by searching for reviews from past and current users.
    Constant research into new techniques.
    Do search for titles on a large eBook website, like Amazon.
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  • Profile picture of the author damascan
    i think you should start with gambling CPA, they pay a lot
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  • Profile picture of the author DIABL0
    Sorry I missed the replies. I usually get PM's when someone has a question.

    The bulk of the data I get from data brokers.

    Keep in mind that there is more to this than just buying data and sending it.

    Anytime you buy data from a new source and when I say source, I'm not talking about a new broker, but where the data is actually coming from. You want to start with a small sample before spending a bunch of money and test it and get an idea how long it will take you to break-even. Then if it takes longer than desired, you try and negotiate a lower price, so that it breaks-even quicker. Doing this also will prevent you from buying a bunch of poor data.

    The key to this is to break-even as quick as possible and then reinvest the money in more data, so you can scale faster. I don't even worry about turning a profit, because once I'm at break-even, it's not like I'm going to suddenly stop sending the data, so turning a profit at this point is pretty much inevitable.

    Anytime you buy data, you want to have it cleaned. This will help reduce the risk of it containing known complainers, traps, etc... However nothing is perfect and the risk exists. You also want to clean the data of any bounces.

    When you test, you want to start small and there are some tricks that you can use, but I can't say what they are in a public forum.

    Once your mailing, then over time you want to prune and segment the data, so that your eventually sending the most responsive/profitable segments.

    Also aged data works too, it just a bit more involved. There's also co-reg and rev-share data as well. Everything has it pluses and minuses.

    The big downside for most is that this is a business takes money to make money. But it's a business that really does work.

    Anyway, hope that helps.
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  • Profile picture of the author nocturnal911
    I recommend you to start with promoting Dating offers or insurance offers. They are good to start with.
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  • Profile picture of the author Al amin
    Stay away from 7Search
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